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Drowning victim just started his senior year at Avon Grove

By Fran Maye|

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  • General news

    Police urge caution on roadways during Labor Day weekend

    As the summer’s final holiday weekend approaches police are stepping up traffic safety enforcement in an effort to reduce the number of deaths on the state’s roadways.

    By Michael N. Price mprice@dailylocal.com @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

  • Opinion

    DOWNWIND: Unusual art exhibit at the Brandyine River Museum

    The Brandywine River Museum of Art has a really big show with works by East Buffalo, New York, artist watercolorist Charles Burchfield, (1893 to 1967). His long career as an artist inspired a horde of people to attend the opening last weekend, including two buses, one from Buffalo, which is a long ways away. According to the literature about him, Betsy and Andrew Wyeth did go to Burchfield’s studio while he was painting “Autumnal Fantasy,” which was unavailable for the...

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  • Arts and entertainment

    New Garden Air Show awes spectators

    NEW GARDEN >> All eyes turned upward as the amazing men in their flying machines performed feats of magic in the sky on Saturday.

    Chris Barber
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  • General news

    Many gather to remember man killed in bicycle hit-and-run

    POCOPSON >> More than 100 people turned out Wednesday night at a memorial service for a beloved bicyclist who was killed over the weekend in a hit-and-run crash.

    Fran Maye
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  • General news

    Students return to Chester County schools

    August still has a week to go, but the yellow buses are running and students are back to school in eight of the county’s 12 public school districts. With many districts forced to push back graduation and the end of school to later than usual in June because of the excessive number of snow days, summer vacation was abbreviated on each end.

    By Marcella Peyre-Ferry For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    2 injured after crash at School House Road and Route 926

    Chester County rescue crews were called to School House Road and Route 926 in East Marlborough for a accident with entrapment about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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  • General news

    Store plans service to honor worker killed in accident

    East Marlborough >> A memorial service is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Northbrook Marketplace to honor the memory of a 24-year-old man who was killed in a hit-and-run crash early Saturday morning.

    By Michael N. Price mprice@dailylocal.com @MikePriceWrites on Twitter |

  • General news

    Veterans groups replace stolen cemetery markers

    KENNETT SQUARE >> The Kennett Square American Legion and VFW have joined to replace 157 veterans markers that were stolen from local cemeteries in mid-July.

    Chris Barber
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  • Sports

    Kennett team TMS Combat takes Greenday Trophy at Charity Challenge

    WEST CHESTER >> Despite the 2014 Softball Charity Challenge attracting its second largest— and arguably toughest — field in its history, TMS Combat, from the Kennett Men’s Slow Pitch league, ran through the 32-team bracket without a loss Sunday at the West Chester Area Sports Association Complex.

    By Bill Rudick brudick55@gmail.com |

  • General news

    Lawrence wants cigarette tax to go statewide

    All the talk about hiking the cigarette tax in Philadelphia to help fund city schools has some state lawmakers wondering, what about the rest of the state?

    By Andrew Staub, PA Independent |

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